Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1023499

Date first listed: 17-Feb-1970

Statutory Address: 4-34, FARINGDON ROAD


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Statutory Address: 4-34, FARINGDON ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Swindon (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SU 14703 84789


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SWINDON FARINGDON ROAD SU 1484 NE (north side) 6/97 Nos 4-34 (even Nos) 17.2.70 GV II

Terrace of 16 cottages, 1841-53 for GWR. Coursed squared rubble. Ashlar door and window surrounds, coursed rubble rear walls. Slate roofs with brick stacks on party walls. Each dwelling 2-storey 1-bay with through side passage, 2 rooms deep. C20 brick lean-to to rear. Low chamfered plinth. C20 15-pane glazed doors with chamfered surrounds and splayed stops. 4-pane sashes in chamfered surrounds. No 34 retains original glazing: 12-pane sashes with margin lights and beaded plank door. This is now the 'Railway Village Museum' and is maintained as a typical railway- man's house of c.1900. Interior layout modified c.1890 by the replacement of the rear washhouse and WC with scullery and a new WC.

Listing NGR: SU1467284770


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Legacy System number: 318759

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Hudson, K, Transport History
Large, F , Swindon Retrospect 1855-1930, (1931)
Peck, A , The Great Western at Swindon Works, (1983)
Silto, J , A Swindon History 1840-1901

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